America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History Of The Library Of Congress by John Y. ColeAmerica's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History Of The Library Of Congress by John Y. Cole

America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History Of The Library Of Congress

byJohn Y. Cole

Hardcover | January 12, 2018

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Packed with fascinating facts, compelling images, and little-known nuggets of information, this new go-to illustrated guide to the history of the Library of Congress will appeal to history buffs and general readers alike. It distils over two hundred years of history into an engaging read that makes a Washington icon relevant today.
John Y. Cole is the Library of Congress Historian, the top technical expert and adviser on the history of the Library of Congress, documenting institutional history and conducting historical research. Cole was the founding director of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress, which was created by law in 1977. Cole has served ...
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Title:America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History Of The Library Of CongressFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 10 × 8.25 × 1.08 inPublished:January 12, 2018Publisher:D Giles LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911282131

ISBN - 13:9781911282136

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Recommended for anyone with an interest in the rich collections and cultural history that constitute the Library of Congress."-Jim Frutchey, Booklist Online "Cole is a deft tour guide, whether explaining the institution's origins or telling compelling stories."- Washingtonian "